Taratibu Youth Association’s hard-hitting statement about protest, resistance, and resilience makes a statement this Black History Month
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 4 pm, Joe’s Movement Emporium resident artist company Taratibu Youth Association (TYA) brings their hour and 45-minute-long show premiers at THEARC Theater. This celebration TYA’s 10th anniversary pays tribute to the struggles of South Africa, Haiti, Cuba, Guinea and here in the United States. General Tickets are $20, Premium Tickets $25, and a box $40. THEARC Theater is located at 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20020. The show is appropriate for all ages and will have two 10-minute intermissions.
Taratibu Youth Association has been rehearsing and performing at Joe’s Movement Emporium for over 8 years. As a Joe’s Movement Emporium resident artist company, TYA has been given affordable rehearsal and storage space in order to grow their organization and forward their mission. During their time at Joe’s, TYA has traveled to Ghana, Togo and Begin during the summer of 2010 and Tanzania in 2011.
About Taratibu Youth Association
Taratibu Youth Association connects young people with culture and community and builds social change through the performing arts. As young performing artists, TYA seeks to connect with peers in communities at home and abroad to explore our common purposes, identities, and goals. In doing so we hope to build local and global relationships that help us to achieve social change in our communities and in our world.
Taratibu Youth Association is an all volunteer organization, led by Director Arla Scott and Co-Director Naima Hylton. Taratibu Youth Association has a Board of Directors, dance instructors, as well as volunteers that help with communications and outreach, web and social media, transportation, and costumes.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-black-history-civil-disobedience-the-revolution-will-not-be-televised-tickets-30671754042.